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UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

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27/08/2014

A new international draft report says global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous. The report warns that it is increasingly likely that climate change could be irreversible. The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday sent governments a draft of its final synthesis report, which combines three earlier, gigantic documents by ...

Wind energy cuts the electricity bill

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28/08/2014

The promoting of renewable energy is at the heart of the current debate on energy policy. From an economic perspective, the question focusses on determining the cost of the feed-in tariff systems. Firstly, whether the incentives are as expensive as has been maintained in the most recent regulatory modifications, and secondly, whether the effect is similar with respect to all renewable ...

UNECE Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment becomes a global instrument

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28/08/2014

Through the entry into force yesterday, 26 August 2014, of its first amendment, the Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context is now open to all United Nations Member States. “This opening will fill an important gap in international law and will further advance environmental impact assessment as an important tool for sustainable development. I therefore ...

Nine Substances of Very High Concern Listed Under REACH, 10 Others Nominated

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26/08/2014

The European Commission has officially designated nine chemicals, including one used to make coated galvanized steel, as substances of very high concern, meaning their uses will have to be authorized. In a separate action, Austria, Denmark, Germany and Sweden announced their intent to nominate an additional 10 chemicals as substances of very high concern (SVHC). The European Commission ...

The What, Where, When and How of Gas Chromatography & GC-MS

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26/08/2014

Anthias Consulting is running their popular 1-day Absolute Basics training course on 5th September at The Open University, Milton Keynes. The course offers the perfect introduction for absolute beginners to gas chromatography and GC-MS and is ideal for analysts, technicians, engineers or those who work in sales and want to improve their knowledge and confidence in this area. This great value ...

Groundwater industry’s emerging leaders awarded NGWREF honors

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27/08/2014

The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation congratulates those chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place November 10-12, 2014 in Reston, Virginia. The Foundation believes continuing education in leadership skills will enhance the future effectiveness of the groundwater professions and will maximize the impact of groundwater for society. Emerging ...

21st century metal sludge recycling

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25/08/2014

The ever increasing price for raw materials and our customers’ desire for independence from international resource suppliers was the driver behind our newly developed process to recycle grinding sludges from the metal industry. Until now it has been usual to mechanically separate the oil and press the metal swarf with the remaining oil afterwards. But the emerging low-grade briquettes with ...

NACWA, NMPF to Sign Landmark MOU on Improving Water Quality

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27/08/2014

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Tuesday, September 9, to promote increased cooperation and communication between the two organizations in their efforts to make watershed-level water quality improvements. The signing ceremony will take place at the National Press Club ...

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